Handpainted Breezy Point themed wedding plaque.
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Complete with little red wagon:
Cait asked if I could make something similar to my previous NYC wedding plaque (see it here) but she wanted a Breezy Point scene.
I have never been to Breezy Point so I took all my inspiration from photos:
And the bridge:
I did a quick sketch:
Cait approved and the finished piece is this:
Complete with the lighthouse:
And the bridge:
Here’s a few progress pics:
1. Cut 1/2″ plywood with jigsaw:
2. Two coats BM Harbor Haze for the background.
Using very thin paint lay out the design:
3. Fill in larger shapes with color and build up scene:
4. Sand edges lightly to distress, apply Minwax Ipswich Pine stain.
Seal with satin poly.
Attach top and bottom lettering pieces with screw eyes.
These newlyweds now have a sweet memory not only of their wedding day but all those lazy beach weekends.
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DIY Fall Festival @ The DIY Showoff
Made by You Mondays @ Skip to My Lou
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Good Life @ A Beach Cottage
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